HSX Update: HSX Organizes Tech Partners for Forward-Looking Scenario & Adds a New Payer Member

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Broader networking and penetration continuing for the exchange.

December and January brought greater reach and exposure for HSX:

  • Don’t Miss HSX’s Demo on the World’s Biggest Health Info. Tech. Stage
    HealthShare Exchange has organized an interoperability demonstration for the world’s largest health information technology conference.  For HIMSS17, HSX has designed and coordinated “On the Road to Cancer Care 2020,” a depiction of the latest in connected health, following a patient case scenario.  HSX’s partners in the demo for the interoperability showcase are several of the most technically advanced organizations in healthcare.  

    Register here.  And find us at Booth 9000 | Hall F.

    Attention HIMSS attendees: HSX is organizing a happy hour at HIMSS17, February 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at The Pub, Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr #1003, Orlando, FL 32819.  Please notify Fatima Coston (215-422-4324) if you are interested in attending
     
  • AmeriHealth NJ New Is Newest Insurer to Join the Regional Exchange 
    AmeriHealth New Jersey is the newest insurer member of HSX, adding to the payer mix within the exchange.  Part of the Independence Blue Cross family of companies, AmeriHealth NJ covers hundreds of thousands of lives in New Jersey.  Seeking to improve healthcare quality and the health and wellness of its members, AmeriHealth NJ has a mission that complements HSX’s.  The insurer’s participation will enhance health information exchange for the many plan members who travel between Pennsylvania and New Jersey for their healthcare
     
  • DVHIMSS Builds on Annual Winter Symposium Event
    The Delaware Valley Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society held its best-attended and most successful winter symposium to date on, January 18.  Keynote talks were from Randall Gaboriault, CIO & Senior VP, Innovation & Strategic Development, Christiana Care Health System, and Lauren Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAFP, Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation for the State of Pennsylvania.  Tracks in patient experience/engagement and innovation & technology generated insightful discussion among the region’s health information technology professionals.  HSX staff, board, and associates helped to organize and present at this important meeting.  See the photos and highlights, including of the consumer-perspective presentation by HSX’s board member Elaine Markezin, and HSX’s former Clinical Advisory Committee member, Beth Ann Swan.
     
  • Care, and Care Coordination, at Einstein Now Benefitting from Encounter Notifications
    Einstein Healthcare Network is the latest member of the regional exchange to go live with HSX’s Encounter Notification Service (ENS).  Care coordinators and providers at Einstein now receive invaluable alerts when one of their patients is admitted, discharged, or transferred within the region’s hospitals and medical centers. 
     
  • Video Illustrates Improved Patient Care Through Health Information Exchange
    HealthShare Exchange’s latest video shows the ways HSX services improve patient care and the patient experience.  The video explains how the services work, including the benefits of Encounter Notification and Clinical Data Repository in helping providers to deliver more informed care and significantly aid care managers in coordinating care.  Integrated in the clinical workflow, this type of health information exchange makes care delivery more efficient, helps to improve care transitions, and aids in bringing smoother more-cohesive and less-stressful care to patients.  Watch HSX’s clinical-services video.